Re: [PATCH] block: drop "sending ioctl to a partition" message

From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Tue Oct 03 2017 - 12:22:33 EST

On 21/09/2017 16:49, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> After the first few months, the message has not led to many bug reports.
> It's been almost five years now, and in practice the main source of
> it seems to be MTIOCGET that someone is using to detect tape devices.
> While we could whitelist it just like CDROM_GET_CAPABILITY, this patch
> just removes the message altogether.
> Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>

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